Fairy Day

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When Celebrated

Always on June 24th


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About the Holiday

Fairy Day celebrates these magical, mythological, and often mischievous creatures. This holiday falls around Midsummer near Summer Solstice which is a time of year when it is said that the world of humans and fairies thins and the two worlds can mingle together. William Shakespeare’s popular play "A Midsummer Night’s Dream" takes place at Midsummer. Included in this play are Oberon and Titania, the king and queen of the fairies.

Fairies have been mentioned as far back as 1000 BC in The Iliad, where Greek poet Homer wrote "watery fairies dance in mazy rings". Some popular fairies include:

  • Tinkerbell
  • Tooth Fairy
  • Sugar Plum Fairy
  • Fairy Godmother

Gift Guidelines

  • Book or DVD for A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Cinderella, or Peter Pan
  • Fairy figurine
  • Fairy costume

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